Since the MSA’s beginnings in 1961, we have been actively involved
with the community we surf and live in - Malibu. Dating back to the
early 60’s when the club founders hosted “Seat Belt”
clinics (where MSA members would install these “new” devices
into cars for residents) to the original “You have been helped
by a member of the MSA” cards that were handed out whenever
a good deed was done – The MSA has always worked towards creating
a safe and healthy environment.
Today, the MSA actively supports the Malibu Community by hosting one
of the largest and oldest Longboard Surfing contests in California
– The Malibu Classic. The MSA Classic has roots dating back
to 1961 and was the first surf contest ever to be televised. That
history, combined with the thankless efforts of our members, the hundreds
of competitors who travel from as far away as Hawaii, Australia and
Japan in years past and the generous support of our sponsors has given
the MSA the ability to support the community like no other club. On
average, the MSA donates upwards of $15,000 annually to causes, which
have a direct impact on our beach - Malibu, Surfrider. The majority
of our contributions are directed to Heal The Bay and the Surfrider
Foundation, Malibu Chapter. In addition, MSA and many of its members
have made donations to the Malibu Legacy Park Project, a project aimed
to limit further contamination of Surfrider Beach.
The MSA is currently gearing up for our annual fundraiser, The
Classic scheduled for September 9th and 10th, 2006 at Surfrider Beach.
During September, over 400,000 people visit Malibu Surfrider Beach.
We anticipate our Malibu Classic to attract over 10,000 people with
400 of them being professional and amateur contestants from all over
the country and world. In the past, we have had contestants from Hawaii,
Japan and Australia.
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